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A man remanded in custody this week after pleading guilty to moving € 600,000 is linked to a major drug trafficking network between Ireland and the Netherlands. Homas Rooney had been described in court as a mid to high level gang member who set times and locations to move huge sums of money and had …

BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) – The head of a transnational drug trafficking organization with ties to drug lord “El Chapo” and western New York State is in prison for life. United States Attorney Trini E. Ross said Herman E. Aguirre of Brea, Calif., Obtained drugs from Mexico, Arizona and California from the Sinaloa cartel , directed …

A battalion of around 1,500 National Guard members began patrolling the resort town of Cancun following an upsurge in cartel violence where at least two tourists were killed after being caught in crossfire. The elite force entered the municipalities of Quintana Roo, Benito Juárez, Isla Mujeres, Solidaridad, Puerto Morelos and Tulum on Wednesday. Thursday morning, …

What was supposed to be a routine search by Mexican National Guard troops is being investigated after an 18-year-old US citizen was shot and killed in Ciudad Juárez. Juan Carlos Medina died near the Paso del Norte Bridge after crossing from El Paso in the early hours of November 20. Relatives in Medina say he …

Sinaloa drug cartel soldier cleans weapons in National Geographic migration documentary “Blood on the Wall”. Guest columnist Bernie Moreno supports the designation of Mexican cartels as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTO). A few weeks ago, I visited the US-Mexico border. After reading what was going on in Del Rio, Texas (with thousands of Haitians entering our …

A photographer who gained unprecedented access to Mexican street gangs after gaining their trust and respect has documented life in areas where cartels have sparked “a wave of violence” for 15 years. Frenchman Jean-Félix Fayolle has spent the last 15 years taking photos in the neighborhoods of Pavon à Soledad de Graciano Sanchez and San …

AGUILILLA, Mexico (AP) – The Mexican government is quickly running out of tools to control the expansion of the dreaded Jalisco cartel on the front lines of the Mexican narco war in the western state of Michoacan and the ground effort in standstill is complemented by a sophisticated air conflict. Jalisco, Mexico’s most militarily powerful …

Past and current employees explain what makes Careem the region’s biggest success story; In a discussion titled Mind over Matter, the main founders believe that working hard isn’t always the best thing Bassel Al Nahlaoui, MD – Mobility, Careem; Wael Nafee, Partner at Raed Ventures and Former Vice President at Careem; and Asma Alyamani, Product …

SAN ANTONIO – New government research shows record numbers of Americans have died from drug overdoses across the country. In the 12-month period that ended in April, more than 100,000 Americans died of drug overdoses, almost 30% more than the previous year. We know drugs are a big problem in and around our communities, which …

Fear not, pancake lovers. The maple syrup OPEC plans to tap into its stocks of sticky products to cover a shortfall in the breakfast staple. The organization, Les Producteurs acéricoles du Québec, said it was draining nearly 50 million pounds of syrup from the barrels of its strategic reserve, about half of its inventory and …